Day: September 17, 2010

Campaign to stamp out violence proves a hit

The State Government has revealed new plans to stamp out community violence. A program to help young people and families is being expanded to the Brisbane Central and West Districts. Sinead Butler reports.

New campaign to cut beach deaths

This weekend is the start of school holidays and the surf lifesaving season. With a doubling in coastal drownings, Lifesaving Queensland warns it’s more important than ever to stay between the red and yellow flags. Olivia Noakes reports.

Awards for the entrepreneurs of tomorrow

The winners of the 2010 Telstra Business Woman of the Year Awards were announced today at the Sofitel Hotel. Among the guests were two year eleven students… who were treated to a special experience. Nicholas Bolton reports.

More Aussies today than yesterday – it’s official

It may not have been realised by many but today has been Australian Citizenship Day. And thousands of people have taken the opportunity to “officially” call Australia home. Alicia Ng reports.

Who stole Brisbane’s car parking spaces?

Parking bays in Brisbane were taken over today by anything but parked cars. It’s part of a global campaign to raise awareness over the need for more public urban spaces. Rachel Claxton reports.

Socceroo captain in Dubai jail

Former Socceroos captain and Brisbane Roar player Craig Moore remains in a Dubai jail. It may be Sunday before he fronts court, on charges he was involved in a drunken altercation with police. Eleisha Rogers reports.

Hewitt shares best ever Davis Cup title

Lleyton Hewitt has equalled Adrian Quist’s record of 43 Davis Cup wins to share the title of Australia’s most successful Davis Cup player. The former Number One survived the Cairns heat and a third set scare from Belgian Ruben Bemelmans